Holiday Party Been Iced?

Katherine Mehr

Has today’s economy melted your budget for the holiday party? Are you prepared for your employees’ frosty reception when they hear that the big shindig is off? Many companies are giving this year’s holiday party the cold shoulder because they just can’t swing it financially.

But have no fear…the opportunity to spread the cheer still exists. Instead of throwing lavish, over-budget parties, many organizations are finding alternatives to celebrate the holiday season. Whether it’s bootstrapping the event or even donating to charity…the gift of giving carries on.

In this podcast interview recorded in 2008, Katherine Mehr speaks with Jay Steinfeld, CEO of; John Challeger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas; Jim Durfee, VP of Marketing for The Kane Company and Nicole Williams, Career Expert and author of Earn What You're Worth.